SSAGR94/AG162 General Guidelines for Managing Pastures for Dairy Cows

Revised! SS-AGR-94, a 4-page illustrated fact sheet by L. E. Sollenberger, Y.C. Newman, and J.M.B. Vendramini, is part of the Florida Forage Handbook. It answers dairy producers’ questions about managing pasture as a major source of nutrients for milking cows — soil testing and pasture fertilization, choice of forage species, and grazing strategies. Published by the UF Department of Agronomy, June 2009.

SSAGR63/AA192 Forage Testing

Revised! SS-AGR-192, a 4-page fact sheet by J.M. Vendramini, M.S. Silveira, J. D. Arthington, and A. R. Blount, provides basic information about forage testing procedures at the UF/IFAS Forage Extension Testing Laboratory, where to send samples, how to interpret the testing results and how to collect a sample. Includes references. Published by the UF Department of Agronomy, February 2009.

SL259/SS483 Dealing With High Fertilizer Costs in Forage Production Systems

SL-259, a 4-page fact sheet by M.L. Silveira, J.M. Vendramini, P.J. Hogue and J.F. Selph, addresses important issues relative to fertilizer efficiency and suggests alternatives for reducing fertilizer use and reducing production costs for forage production. Published by the UF Department of Soil and Water Science, June 2008.